High School / Physics

Series and Parallel Circuits

In this lab, students use voltage and current sensors to explore the properties of both series and parallel circuits.

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Current Sensor

Wireless Current Sensor

The Wireless Current Sensor facilitates introductory and advanced explorations of the fundamental concepts of electricity and basic circuits.

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Wireless Voltage Sensor

Easily record voltage data while exploring fundamental circuit concepts, electrochemical batteries, and so much more.

Basic Modular Circuits Kit

Basic Modular Circuits Kit

Eliminate the mess of wires with this ideal system for learning basic circuits. Can be used standalone, with a multimeter, or with PASCO sensors for real-time data collection.

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Series and Parallel Circuits